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Researchers give weight to 100-year-old Montessori practice which enhances learning

A practice first used by Maria Montessori in the early 1900s has received further validation thanks to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney.

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by Freya Lucas

Key to changing policy on childcare spending lies in a narrative approach, research says

When it comes to capturing the hearts and minds of decision makers, and increasing public support for policies and programs related to early childhood education, understanding the perspectives of the audience and delivering specifically tailored messaging is key, new multi-institution research led by Professor Jeff Niederdeppe has found.

2 months

by Freya Lucas

Want To Know How To Get Funding For Your Project? We Asked Stakeholders. Here’s What We Discovered.

Designing a research project that engages well with stakeholders is held up as the gold star when applying for funding. And we all know how competitive it is to get funding, so getting it right is key. 

3 months

by Freya Lucas

TIMSS Study gives insights into the role of school readiness in later performance

New results from the world’s longest running large-scale international assessment mathematics and science, released this morning, have revealed important insights about how the early experiences of children can impact on their academic performance throughout school in mathematics and science.

5 months

by Freya Lucas

How can we better communicate the importance of supporting children’s play?

For the past two years, the FrameWorks Institute has worked in partnership with Telethon Kids Institute and Minderoo Foundation to investigate perceptions of early childhood in Australia. The project has identified gaps between public thinking and the science of early childhood, and have developed and tested new ways of talking about early childhood that make this science more accessible.

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by Freya Lucas

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